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in the middle of it with nutrition experts taking a cue from the mayor of new york, michael bloomberg, who has declared war on sugary drinks over 16 ounces. now the biggest of the big brands is pushing back in a tv ad campaign you'll soon be seeing. our report from nbc's chris jansing. ♪ ♪ if i could teach the world to sing in perfect harmony ♪ >> reporter: the company that once wanted to buy the world a coke, whose commercials turned adorable polar bears into pop culture celebrities, has just launched a very different ad campaign. >> today, we'd like people to come together on something that concerns all of us. obesity. >> reporter: for the first time ever, a soft drink company is marketing itself as part of the solution. >> the well-being of our families and communities concerns everyone. >> reporter: in a battle over obesity that increasingly targets sugary drinks as a big part of the problem. >> i think what they're trying to do is to get in front of this issue, as much as they can. >> reporter: it's clear, the pressure is mounting. >> we've taken bold action in new york city, becaus
in a statement attacking new york's mayor michael bloomberg saying quote, our stand is about basic economic fairness. bloomberg's ban attacks the little bay while giving a pass to big corporations. the mayor michael bloomberg isn't taking it quietly. >> the naacp, in all fairness it's the local chapter and not the national, but for them to do this is such an outright disgrace how they can look themselves in the mirror and knowing they are hurting the life expectancy and the quality of life for the people that most deserve. the same is true for this hispanic organization that sold their soul because a lot of hispanic kids are overweight as well. >> the hispanic federation called the remarks by bloomberg friday, quote, irresponsible. joining me here louis reyes who is also an attorney and also a "usa today k" columnist. i did invite the naacp and hispanic regulation united states because their position puzzled us. we offered them a variety of time slots and neither group could make it work with their schedules, you, however, have been kind enough to join us and based on your recent writings y
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that come up. >> woodruff: other leaders, including new york city mayor michael bloomberg, have joined the call for action this week at a summit on gun violence in baltimore. >> the rate of firearms homicide in america is 20 times higher than it is in other economically advanced nations. we have got to change that. and it has to start this week. with real leadership from the white house. >> woodruff: maryland and delaware are also weighing new laws, as two new polls show national support for more gun control. the pew research center found a majority favors banning assault weapons and tracking gun sales. and a "washington post"/abc news survey out today found more than half of americans support a ban on assault weapons while nearly two-thirds would ban high capacity magazines. 55% say they are for placing armed guards in schools, a measure favored by the national rifle association. violent video games have also been mentioned by both the n.r.a. and the white house as a concern. but today there was new controversy over the n.r.a.'s new practice range app for i-pads and i-phones, recommen
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to take you to baltimore now, it is the johns hopkins summit on gun control. mayor michael bloomberg is speaking. >> including private sales at gun shows and online. these private sales now account for more than 40% of all gun sales nationally, which means that in 2012 alone, there were more than 6 million gun sales that happened with no background checks. many of those guns, being sold are handguns which are used in about 90% of all firearms murders. and across the united states, more than 80% of gun owners and more than 90% of americans support requiring background checks for all gun sales. so there's really no debate here, it's common sense. we have laws on the books that require background checks when dealers sell guns, it's time for the president and congress to make that the law of the land for all sales. 40% where the law does not apply means the law is basically a sham. second, congress should make gun trafficking a federal crime n new york city, 85% of the weapons that we recover from crime scenes come from out of state sources but federal laws designed to curtail sales of a
in the state like virginia taking on the n.r.a. and you have michael bloomberg spending money on this and defeating a-rated n.r.a. candidates. so the whole calculus has changed. it used to be the n.r.a. was the one game in town on the money front and the pac front. that's changed. so there's a real cost now for standing with the n.r.a. and i that is as you would say a game changer in that regard. >> brown: dr. gold, how does it change your world? the evolving politics here and events like newtown? >> well, it's -- you know, from my perspective-- and i'm not a gun expert, obviously-- but from my perspective it's really unfortunate that it takes these kinds of events to move forward with our country to make a stronger commitment to providing for mental health care needs of our citizens. it shouldn't have to take something like this for something to become a social priority. >> brown: but now that it's here, as you were saying before, there's still going to be many, many questions about how you implement it. last night we talked about new york state and various states taking some
and several state level gun control groups. top aid to new york city mayor michael bloomberg is also scheduled to attend. tomorrow he'll meet with advocates for sportsmen and women and gun ownership groups. also representatives from the entertainment and video game industry. let's go to that nra meeting. how much of this will be show? how much of it is substance? probably a lot more show than anything. something if you think about it had to be done for appearances on both sides. and it probably is more about pr than anything else. the nra, which is sending the director of federal relations for its lobbying arm told nbc simply, quote, we got an invite late friday. we are sending a representative to hear what they have to say. >> the nra says it's here to hear what the white house has to say. so if you guys are here to listen to them, they're here to listen to you -- >> the process is designed to get input. >> broadly, the white house has two options when it comes to guns. either incremental change like making a push for banning high capacity magazines, improving mental health screenings, or a b
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more still being held by terrorists. and also my primetime exclusive interview with mayor michael bloomberg. while he thinks now is the critical time to push for new gun laws in the country, and we'll follow up on lance armstrong the day after his confession to using performance enhancing drugs. many of those who know him and have followed him for year s sa his admissions are completely incomplete. we'll talk to those who knew him well at the top of the hour. >> completely incomplete. >>> still to come, if all dogs go to heaven, then the one you're about to meet is headed for sainthood. [ indistinct shouting ] [ male announcer ] time and sales data. split-second stats. [ indistinct shouting ] ♪ it's so close to the options floor... [ indistinct shouting, bell dinging ]'ll bust your brain box. ♪ all on thinkorswim from td ameritrade. ♪ from td ameritrade. i've always kept my eye on her... but with so much health care noise, i didn't always watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's s
this week. you have the mayor of new york, michael bloomberg, also maryland governor martin o'malley today. they began this two-day summit in baltimore on how to reduce gun violence in america. there are specific recommendations are expected tomorrow. mayor bloomberg, who co-chairs the group mayors against illegal guns, said congress has to limit access to assault weapons. >> is limiting the availability of military-style weapons and high capacity magazines with more than ten rounds. these guns and equipment are not designed for sport or home defense. they are designed to kill large numbers of people quickly. that's the only purpose they have. they belong on the battlefield. >> now, keep in mind, getting assault weapons ban through congress could be a extraordinarily difficult, so gun control advocates are going after retailers, especially huge ones like walmart. senator chuck schumer saying just yesterday, tried to shame walmart into halting gun sales. >> it is hard to believe that walmart, the nation's largest retailer, is being so irresponsible on this issue. i would hope that people wo
rich gun hating friends in hollywood, and michael bloomberg. they fail to mention he is also the mayor of new york city. we're back after the break. arguments to feel confident in their positions. i want them to have the data and i want them to have the passion. but it's also about telling them, you're put on this planet for something more. i want this show to have an impact beyond just informing. an impact that gets people to take action themselves. as a human being, that's really important. this is not just a spectator sport. [♪ theme music ♪] >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's the "stephanie miller show"! ♪ i'm walking on sunshine, we ho ♪ ♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good hey all right now ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show." all right. travel day, everybody. >> god. >> stephanie: look alive. here we go. okay. packing for the east coast in the middle of winter with several black tie events. as you know i'm just the best packer ever as i was just saying to jacki. i f
christie. let's talk quickly about michael bloomberg. as you probably know, the new york mayor founded mayors against illegal guns and he spoke last night with cnn's anderson cooper about the guns package that the president announced just this week. tough question here. take a listen. >> there is a school of thought of why go for -- trying to go for so much why not go for something which has more support like more sensitive background checks rather than throw in assault weapons as well. >> there are lives involved here. and if you can stop -- if you can save one life, isn't that worth trying? and i always thought that you should address issues when they're on the public's conscience, when they're being covered by the press, and you should try to do a complete job so you don't have to come back again and again and again for the same thing. >> what do you think the nra, of how they have been fighting this, just recently since the -- >> i don't think the strategy makes any sense at all. the other day to bring in the president's kids was just bad pr. it was also an outrage. it really was.
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michael bloomberg's successful campaign in new york city to limit soft drink serving sizes has attracted attention across the country. >> sugary drink consumption is a key driver of the obesity epidemic in the united states. >> reporter: the new coke ads also point out companies, many different brands include 180 no calorie and low calorie beverages. it wants to protect the image of the drink with the red and white label for decades has been heavily promoted more as a source of happiness than of calories. for "cbs this morning," john blackstone, los angeles. >>> it is time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe, the "hartford courant" says victoria soto will have a school named after her. >>> in "l.a. times"" a judge ruled there was evidence a boy plotted the murder of his father and knew it was wrong. >>> the new york times reports walmart is announcing a plan to hire every veteran who needs a job. it expects to hire more than 100,000 vets in the next five years. >>> "the star ledger" says new jersey governor chris christie is pushing co
they're doing it not because of race but because of economic fairness. new york city mayor michael bloomberg's plan would but a limit to 16-understand drink in restaurants, sports games, street carts, and movie theaters. it results in $4.7 billion in annual health care costs. 60% of which is paid by the city. >> our administration refuses to stand on the sidelines while millions of our fellow new yorkers struggle with the health implications of being overweight or obese. >> reporter: but the naacp says the mayor's approach is not right. >> the mayor sometime decided that an issue that is important to him should be just a this way or no hazel dukes is the presid. >> the decision is -- >> people can say what they want to. we are on the side of fairness. >> the lawsuit contents the sugar ban is unfair because it affects supermarket and convenience stores. >> why do you think the big chains are left out? >> they have political power. >> the city's commissioner did not comment on cram but they did give this statement. the obesity crisis calls for bold action. this regulation will help t
right to live. for someone like mayor nutter or mayor michael bloomberg from new york city, especially the bigger city mayors dealing and have for some time. >> now with gun violence, president obama, vice president biden, are getting a ton of support on their new recommendations for how to tackle gun violence. they're definitely finding allies in these folks and yet there are other mayors who are not going to support this, they're on the opposite side of this issue, but this is part of the white house effort to kind of look to the grass roots, we expect. although it's not confirmed president obama will likely take his gun violence message answered vice president as well, on the road, trying to rally grass roots support. we haereard from the president, yesterday, the only way to denounce this, for the people to demand it. including tracking stolen guns, prosecuting folks who use them. improving background checks to include mental health, making agencies share that information, increasing mental health resources in schools, but, really, the big things to be done on gun violence from the
mayor michael bloomberg and nearly one million people have signed the demand a plan petition calling on obama and congress to outline a course of action to end gun violence. more "bill press show" is up live after the break. stay with us. right have, about the "heavy hand of government" ... i want to have that conversation. let's talk about it. really? you're going to lay people off because now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation on your radio and on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: the nra not happy with their meeting with joe biden. good! we do not want the nra to be happy! what do you say? hello, everybody. it is finally friday! >> alleluia! >> bill: oh man friday, january 11th. >> alleluia. >> bill: are we glad to see this friday come? every friday we're glad to see. >> alleluia! >> bi
this not because of race but because of economic fairness. new york city mayor michael bloomberg's plan approved by the board of health in september would put a 16 ounce limit on sugary drinks sold at restaurants, sports games, street carts and movie theaters. it's just one of his responses to the city's 24% obesity rate which result in $4.7 billion in annual health care cost 60% of which is paid by the city. >> our administration refuses to stand on the sidelines while millions of our fellow new yorkans struggle with the health implications of being overweight or obese. >> reporter: but the naacp says the mayor's approach is not right. >> the mayor sometimes decides that an issue that is important to him should just be this way ahis way or no way. >> the impression is you could be on the side of coca-cola and the american beverage association here. is that right? >> people can say what they want to. we are on the side of fairness. >> the lawsuit contends the sugary drink ban is unfair because it exempts supermarkets in many convenience stores while including most local nei
is different than what governor cuomo is suggesting. michael bloomberg and governor cuomo have their own plans-- >> but the president himself said in public only about 50 times in the last two months, last two weeks, rather, he would like the assault weapons ban reinstated. >> clayton: and those legislation that people were ignorant on them. it didn't work then. >> tucker: everybody has the same goal, which is to figure out why is this happening, i don't think enough time has been spent pondering that. why would someone go in and murder children. are we in the country thinking about that. who cares what kind of tool he used, why did he do it, the question. >> alisyn: excellent point and we would welcome any of your comments. meanwhile, let's get your headlines, we have a fox news alert. syrian president assad a rare speech, first time since june he has addressed the public on the state of civil war in his country and assad is standing firm saying he will not step down, and all enemies of syria will quote, go to hell. the speech comes, and that's-- as syrian rebels are closer to the capital of
. >> reporter: new york mayor michael bloomberg, who joined o'malley and other leaders at a summit in baltimore, is putting pressure on the white house and congress. >> enough is enough. it's time for congress and the white house to put public health above special interest politics. >> reporter: the group he co-founded, i mayors against illegal guns, have released a new tv ad calling for gun control. >> enough. >> enough. >> enough. >> a line has been crossed. >> reporter: the nra says the focus should be on mental health issues and violent entertainment, not gun control. and the group's president raised doubts about an assault weapons ban getting through congress. >> you don't want to bet your house on the outcome, but i would say that the likelihood is that they're not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> reporter: it may be a steep climb, but it has the support of the president, some members of congress, and the police chief in newtown, connecticut. >> ban assault weapons, restrict those magazines that have so many bullets in them. >> reporter: now, as for
president joe biden, gabby giffords, and the new york city mayor michael bloomberg. joining us to explain the cover, rick stangel. thanks very much. tell us why you put these individuals, these three people on the cover. >> i think, wolf, they represent the sort of three legs of the stool of people who are trying to combat gun violence of the gr progressive side. mayor bloomberg has been out spoken for a very long time about reducing gun violence and he will be contributing money personally to a super pac that will help candidates who are in favor of gun laws and, of course, gabby giffords herself is a sim poll of the terrible tragedies that can happen from deranged people using guns. >> they are the three individuals on this fight right now. they didn't get together for a formal photo shoot for the cover, did they? >> no. we shot them individually and pieced them together. congresswoman giffords couldn't come to washington. otherwise i think we would have gotten them all together. >> how difficult will it be -- and your reporters have done a lot of reporting on this -- to get the preside
about dell? shares of the computermaker jumped 15% in the last two days after a bloomberg report said that it is in buyout talks with a couple of private equity firms. the company founded in ceo michael dell's dorm room in texas in the '80s has been struggling lately as pc sales drop off. going private would allow dell to concentrate on new opportunities like mobile computing and other areas without seeking approval from shareholders. dell isn't commenting on the rumors. >>> america's economy could be poised for a comeback in 2013. i want to admit to being biased, not partisan, but biased against the stupidity of politicians who are willing to put your economy at risk. i am worried that these battles over the debt ceiling, these ridiculous sequester cuts that are coming up next, and the refusal to agree to a budget could derail an economic renaissance here in the united states. but investors don't seem all that worried at least for now. while some of you asked me whether you should wait until the debt and budget stuff is worked out to get back into the stock market, investors have put
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